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  • Live in Frank Sinatra's 1960s mountain hideout, now for sale
    published on Mon, 29 Jun 2015 21:24:44 GMT
    For just under $4 million you can live in Frank Sinatra's Villa Maggio, a five acre home on a mountain above California's Palm Desert. A private, gated road leads up to the estate Frank Sinatra owned and considered his personal sanctuary for twelve years....
  • Stalder into singles semis
    published on Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:42:02 GMT
    The most entertaining point of Reese Stalder's boys' 18 singles quarterfinal tennis match at the 113th annual Southern California Junior Sectionals on Saturday was easily the very last one. Stalder, the recent Newport Harbor High graduate, hit a drop shot that Ryan Marker of Palm Desert somehow got to....
  • Senator Mike Morrell presents company vice president Matt Zack with...
    published on Fri, 26 Jun 2015 04:01:25 GMT
    'Jensen's Foods has long been an invaluable part of our community,' said Morrell. 'Their commitment to quality service, along with strong support for local events and charitable causes, makes them a model business in our region....
  • Mistrial declared in Vanderbilt football rape case: judge
    published on Wed, 24 Jun 2015 03:16:12 GMT
    A rape victim who served as a Tennessee jury's foreman set a pair of convicted rapists free -- for now. That's because a Nashville judge declared a mistrial Tuesday, nearly five months after two ex-Vanderbilt University football players were found guilty in the aggravated rape of a 21-year-old coed in 2013....
  • Local HS players earned All CIF-SS baseball and softball team honors
    published on Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:20:29 GMT
    The CIF Southern Section released their all-team selections in spring sports and nine local high school standouts received the honor. Palm Desert teammates Travis Moniot and Andrew Bash made the All CIF Southern Section baseball team in Division 3. Moniot led the team with a .448 batting average, accumulating 49 hits and three triples and was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 34th round of the MLB Draft....
  • With family in Europe, Obama spending Father's Day in Rancho Mirage. Golf, anyone?
    published on Sun, 21 Jun 2015 16:41:33 GMT
    President Barack Obama landed in Palm Springs on Saturday morning, June 20, where things were just beginning to heat up on the third day of his tour of California. White House officials say Obama has no public schedule this weekend, although he is widely expected to play a round or two of golf, visit friends and generally relax....
  • 4th of July events announced for Palm Springs, Palm Desert
    published on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 20:10:49 GMT
    Palm Springs and Palm Desert have announced their 4th of July celebrations for this year. Both events will feature firework spectaculars and a lot of fun for the whole family in the form of baseball and live music....
  • Footgolf gaining popularity in Coachella Valley
    published on Tue, 16 Jun 2015 01:00:55 GMT
    The game of golf has been around for over 550 years, but a new game combining two popular sports is all the rage in the United States. The game is footgolf, a combination of soccer and golf, played on a golf course....
  • Bob 'Mitch' Mitchell
    published on Sun, 14 Jun 2015 00:45:10 GMT
    Bob was the son of Dr. Eugene Mitchell and Marguerite Barnett Mitchell and was born in Defiance on Sept....
  • Clint Vallie returns to Oregon, plans to stay positive as Glencoe girls basketball coach
    published on Sat, 13 Jun 2015 04:19:57 GMT
    Clint Vallie is Glencoe High School's newest girls basketball coach, becoming the third coach in three seasons of a program that has had seven consecutive winning seasons. Vallie, 65, takes over less than two months after Dave Immel, the team's previous coach, resigned following complaints from parents to the Hillsboro School District about his coaching style....
  • High school tennis remains alive and well in area
    published on Fri, 12 Jun 2015 06:46:51 GMT
    Private instructors and coaches might wonder why those nationally ranked players are even spending time playing high school tennis when they could be playing international or national events and dedicating more individual time working on specifics of their game to feed into the idea that one day they, too, could enjoy a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow in professional tennis. In a room filled with the best high school tennis players in Southern California at the Newport Beach Yacht Club, wh...
  • Former LQ baseball player Bryant makes it to College World Series
    published on Thu, 11 Jun 2015 01:16:32 GMT
    Chris Clapinski, a former Palm Desert baseball standout and current Aztecs assistant baseball coach, was the last local player to represent the Valley at the College World Series back in 1992. 23 years later, he'll have some company....
  • Local veteran witnessed D-Day Invasion and recalls his service
    published on Sat, 06 Jun 2015 00:16:00 GMT
    It was a day the weather cleared enough to begin the Allied invasion of Europe, wrestling France away from Nazi control. A Coachella Valley man witnessed that historic day from the air and on the ground, and lived to share his combat story....
  • Caddyshack Golf Cars Introduces New 2015 Mustang
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 04:10:51 GMT
    Caddyshack Golf Cars is bringing the 2015 Ford Mustang to their lineup that is sure to be an added hit to coincide with the rest of their Ford and Shelby licensed golf cars. Palm Desert, CA, June 01, 2015 -- -- Caddyshack Golf Cars is adding yet another Ford Licensed Golf Car to their lineup that is sure to be an added hit to coincide with the rest of their Ford and Shelby golf cars....
  • Estate built for Frank Sinatra up for sale
    published on Tue, 02 Jun 2015 03:21:25 GMT
    An estate built for legendary singer and actor Frank Sinatra on a granite plateau in the mountains above Palm Desert is for sale at $US3.95 million . Christened Villa Maggio by the Oscar winner as a nod to the character he played in From Here to Eternity , the hideaway is reached by way of a gated road or by air....
  • No one likes to pay more than their fair share
    published on Mon, 01 Jun 2015 21:29:35 GMT
    When you walk into a fast food restaurant you wouldn't expect to pay $25 for a hamburger, fries and Coke. Nor would you expect to pay $300 for a garden-variety pair of tennis shoes or a polo shirt....
  • Former Neverland ranch for sale at $100 million
    published on Sat, 30 May 2015 14:00:00 GMT
    Frank Sinatra's estate on a granite plateau in the mountains above Palm Desert is for sale at $3.95 million The onetime Neverland ranch of the late superstar Michael Jackson outside of Santa Barbara is for sale at $100 million. Now dubbed Sycamore Valley Ranch, the 2,700-acre spread retains the floral clock, railroad tracks and train station that were installed during Jackson's ownership....